General Messages Weekly Round-up « Coast Guard All Hands
This ALCOAST announces a major update to the Reserve Individual Training Plan (ITP). This ALCOAST also details roles and responsibilities of Reserve Force Readiness System (RFRS) staff elements at all Service echelons. The CGR-TMS will align training expectations with service requirements and allow the Office of Reserve Affairs, Commandant (CG-131), to accurately project Fiscal Year (FY) C-School demands in alignment with REF (A), target priority attendees to efficiently administer Reserve Training (RT) in accordance with REF (B), and communicate progress towards training and readiness expectations to individual reservists. The goal of the CGR-TMS is to increase Coast Guard Reserve Force capabilities in support of the Deputy Commandant of Operations annual Strategic Planning Directive and career progression…
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